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Euronews covers the response of one Romanian cluster to the COVID-19 pandemic

Euronews’s ‘Business Planet’ has published a story which explores how one tech company in Iasi, Romania, got its pharmacy app off the ground through being part of a cluster. Context Almost everyone will be familiar with the routine of picking up a prescription. Even in the best of times, many people...
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Position paper from the European Clusters Alliance: Recommendations for the update of the EU Industrial Strategy

In March 2020, the European Commission published a new strategy to support Europe‘s industry in the green and digital transition and increase the resilience of European ecosystems. The COVID-19 crisis has since presented numerous challenges for society and industry in Europe, however. It has...
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EU Industry Days: New ECCP website helps clusters to be more resilient

video {box-shadow:0 0 1rem .1rem rgba(0,0,0,.13); Last week was the EU Industry Days annual event on industry, which brought together a wide range of partners, industry leaders and policymakers to discuss key industrial challenges and co-develop opportunities and policy responses as part of an...
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The first Packaging Marketplace is born, The Pack Finder, a platform to connect suppliers and brands

The packaging sector is in luck since from now on it has a tool with which in three simple steps you can customize the desired packaging in 3D and contact the suppliers that can provide it. It is an initiative of the Packaging Cluster and its associated company 3D Click, and has the support of ACCIÓ...
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First in Lapland: Arctic Development Environments Cluster gains Digital Innovation Hub status

The European Commission has approved the Arctic Development Environments Cluster as the first official digital innovation hub in Lapland. Digital Innovation Hubs (DIHs) are multi-stakeholder consortia that aim to accelerate the digitalisation of SMEs and the public sector in their area. DIHs offer...
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Protecting your online IPR in China

China has a population of over 1.3 billion people and as of June 2020, 940 million ‘netizens’ – people actively involved in online communities. With Alibaba Group and JD leading the way, e-commerce is now well developed in China. According to the World Economic Forum, from January to November 2020...
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New EU rules and guidance for a fairer online economy

The European Commission has published a set of resources to help traders, online platforms and search engines get the most out of the newly introduced Platform to Business rules. In addition, three progress reports prepared by the expert group for the Observatory on the Online Platform Economy are...
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Make-IT in Africa Initiative: Impact Report 2017-2019

MAKE-IT In Africa is an initiative launched in 2016 by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) in Germany, together with the private sector, as part of BMZ’s Digital Africa Initiative.The Make-IT Alliance connects the experience and practical knowledge of successful...
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Globalisation Goes Digital Through Clusters. Lessons learned from Denmark

Danish clusters are very active in the globalisation of SMEs. Before the Covid-19 crisis, Danish clusters were active in more than 60 countries supporting 1000s of SMEs going global every year. Although international activities have been cancelled or postponed, globalisation has not: it has gone...
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ECSO Cyber Investor Days

Organised by the European Cyber Security Organisation (ECSO) together with the EIT Digital Accelerator, the 7th edition of the ECSO cybersecurity business matchmaking events focuses on both the access-to-market (corporates business relations) & the access-to-finance (investments) support. During the...
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FILEX France Forum

SAVE the DATE for FILEX France Forum the 1st Forum of the sectors of excellence and territorial ecosystems 12 and 13 September 2019, Paris (France) Organized by France Clusters and its partners, notably the CGET (Government agency for territorial cohesion), the Banque des Territoires (Bank of...
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GEC+ Taipei 2018: The World's Most Important Events for Startups in Taiwan

GEC+Taipei is a four-day event which will be held in the Taipei International Convention Center (TICC) on September 26-29, 2018. The theme of the event is "Enabling Social Impact with AI + IoT" focusing on the use of smart technology applications to accelerate the innovation and digital...